Ankle brachial imdex test is used to determine the severity of Peripheral arterial disease. Periperheral artierial disease is a condition in which the arteires in the leg or arms are blocked. Thus predisposition to heart diseases. The Ankle- branchial index test compares your blood pressure that is measured at your arm. Ankle blood index and the risk of heat attack is inversely proportional i.e the less the ABI theblockage in the blood vessels is more and hence increase in risk of heart attack and stroke.Online Journals are scholarly and peer reviewed journals. The journals provide forum and motivates scientists, researchers, academics, engineers, and practitioners in all aspects to share their professional and academic knowledge in the fields computing, engineering, humanities, economics, social sciences, management, medical science, and related disciplines. Online Journals also aims to reach a large number of readers worldwide with original and current research work completed on the vital issues of the above important disciplines. The journals permit all readers to read, view, download and print the full-text of all published articles without any subscription or restrictions.
Last date updated on September, 2014